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  1. Search software center via keywords defined in application

    Keyword searches work in application catalog but not software center

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  2. Dynamic button change based on selection for when changes are applied in 'Required software changes…' dialog

    To verify for the user that the option they have chosen for when changes will be applied to their system ('Right now (recommended)', 'Outside my business hours', or 'Snooze and remind me:'), customization of the confirmation button would be ideal, for example:
    • If 'Right now (recommended)' is selected, the button text would read 'Install'
    • If 'Outside my business hours' is selected, the button text would read 'After Hours'
    • If ''Snooze and remind me:' is selected, the button text would read 'Snooze'
    • If 'Restart my computer automatically if selected, the button color changes

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  3. Support for customization of notification text in 'Required software changes…' dialog

    The current 'Required software changes…' dialog only informs the user that 'The change will be applied after <deadline date> at <deadline time>, or you can apply the changes:…'. It would more empower the user for making a smarter decision when choosing to apply changes 'Right now (recommended)', 'Outside my business hours', or 'Snooze and remind me:' if the following additional information is provided on a per deployment basis:
    1. Estimated install time
    2. Indication of what apps will close
    3. Indication if a restart is expected
    4. Customization of notification text (i.e. ability for administrator to specify exact wording)

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  4. In software centre add a select all button when using multi-select mode in applications

    In software centre add a select all button when using multi-select mode in applications

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  5. Bug: Application description text locale changing.

    We add two localisationed descriptions to ours apps in software center. And When you click install button localisation suddenly chaging and stay. Seems to be some how connected to default language option of localisation.

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  6. Software Center Error - Display Error Code Details

    When a deployment fails in Software Center, and you click the "Failed" link, it will then show an error code. Ten, we have to Google (excuse me, I mean Bing) the error code or look in CMTrace to find out what it means. Could Software Center do the same thing that CMTrace does, and look up the error and display what it means there in the Software Center window?

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  7. Software Center Maintenance TAB

    Have a maintenance TAB in Software Center where repeatable tasks can be published and executed without the deployment status features, e.g. where a deployment is run and the status changes to Installed.

    An example of a maintenance task could be running SCCM client actions in command line format but presented to the user in a friendly manner, this would make sense as Software Center has become the focus for SCCM.

    Another example could be to installed printers again using command line options in a user friendly format. This is very similar to the features that are offered by Mac Self…

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  8. Software Center Dark Mode

    Make a dark mode that switches with the Windows 10 dark mode system setting. Also add fluent design system to Software Center. Make its appearance more co-herent with the Windows 10 settings app GUI.

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  9. Foreground download of software bits

    While having BITS for controlling bandwidth is welcomed. The one thing I don't understand is why there is no foreground process control. We would like to make self service available in the Software Center so apps can be made available and downloaded as the user wants it. Keeping in mind that slow dental floss size network pipes are not killed by Foreground processes. It would be great to have the same level of control of Foreground process throttles as does BITS. There are alot of companies that have the small pipes like we you either have to make all content…

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  10. Possibility of Software Center Application Catalog updating on Program-Start

    It would be very usefull, if the Software Center could be set to automatically trigger actions like Mashine Policy Retrieval and Evaluation Cycle, Application Deployment Evaluation Cycle etc. when running it.
    Displaying a loading icon to show Software Center is looking for new Applications would be charming.

    It could also be a "refresh application catalog" or "searching for new applications" button somewhere integraded within the Software Center.

    This would help a lot to avoid users asking "where is the app, I cant see it..."

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  11. Software Center maintenance mode

    Occasionally during CB updates or hotfixes users experience issues using software center. We would like to be able to put Software Center into maintenance mode which would display a message in Software Center that it is down for maintenance along with any other details we may want to add.

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  12. Allow immediate restart after user-initiated installation in Software Center

    If a user initiated the installation of a required deployment (say a feature update) before the deadline, I think we should have an option somewhere, maybe in the deployment settings or in client settings or in Software Center itself, to allow the user to restart the computer immediately.

    The current behavior is to always respect the client settings for computer restart. But I think that is more important for installations that start because a deadline has passed. If the user initiates a feature update installation, I don't want the computer to wait for x hours before restarting.

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  13. Software Center Not Showing Available User Deployed Applications on Internet due to MFA

    We recently implemented the CMG and observed the issue with Computers on the Internet. When some users opened the Software center applications tab they did not see any user deployed software.

    The issue is in log C:\Windows\CCM\Logs\ADALOperationProvider.log It reports MFA issue:
    WAM token request failed. Status 3, Details 'AADSTS50076: Due to a configuration change made by your administrator, or because you moved to a new location, you must use multi-factor authentication to access.

    The Software Center is not working the user did not acknowledge the popup “Work or School Account Problem”

    If the users click Fix Now and enters in…

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  14. Change Custom Tab from using IE Engine

    I would like the ability to be able to change the browser engine that is used in the Custom Tab in Software Center. Currently it is using IE and I would like to be able to change it to use another browser. I prefer Chrome but would at least settle for Edge.

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  15. Consolidate control panel functions into Software Center

    As Windows 10 moves to Settings rather than Control Panel, the features and functions of the Configuration Manager Control Panel get harder to access and more antiquated compared to Software Center, plus they give two very different places to go to manage the client.

    Why not completely consolidate the current Control Panel functionality into Software Center via the Options section or other area. If there are concerns about user permissions, put them behind a UAC lock.

    2 votes
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  16. Software Center - Receive notification once software is approved

    User requests software. Admin approves software. User has no way to know when the new software request has been approved.

    It would be nice if there was a Toast Window to display, "You're new software was approved and is now ready for you to install. Click here to install."

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  17. Make Software Center more customisable

    Allow addition of Folders and subfolders.

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  18. User Based deployments in Software Center process Global Conditions the way Device Based deployments do

    At the moment when an application is deployed out to a device collection, global conditions can be utilized to limit applications seen by the end user. I use this for a lot of customers whom want to make applications versions visible on (lets say) 1709, as they are still working on latter versions for the next iteration of Windows. This works really well, and it means users never see certain applications if they are not relevant, however this only seems to work for Device collection deployments.

    At present if you want to take advantage of the email approval model you…

    2 votes
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  19. Add a refresh button or icon in the Software Center to refresh ConfigMgr client policies and software center panel

    Add a refresh button or icon in the Software Center to refresh ConfigMgr client policies and software center panel.

    This icon could, be for instance, be located in the sidebar or somewhere else.

    Once the user click on the refresh button, this will:
    - Run configmgr client actions like "Machine Policy Retrieval & Evaluation Cycle" or some others.
    - Refresh the Software Center panel

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  20. Add a lunch start and end time to Software Center business hours (install apps during lunch)

    Currently, users can configure business hours on the Options pane of Software Center. Please add an optional ability for users to configure a start and stop time for lunch that authorizes Software Center to consider the time specified as being outside of business hours.

    When laptops are powered down at the end of the day users complain about being forced to receive software deployments in the morning when the mandatory installation date and time is reached. Software deployments don't install during business hours because the laptops are powered off outside of business hours do to normal user behavior. Instead of…

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